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Spotlight on Publishing
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Spotlight on Publishing

Spotlight The Second Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses

Now in its second year, The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses is making waves and highlighting the superb and genuinely original writing being published by diverse independent publishers. “Most writers make less than […]

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Interview

Interview Siân Williams, The Childrens Bookshow

Siân Williams, tell us, what is The Children’s Bookshow and how did you dream up the idea? It’s a national tour which takes place each autumn in theatres across the country ranging from the Old […]

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Fiction

Review Larry Tremblay, The Orange Grove

BookBlast®  reviews Peirene No. 23 The Orange Grove by Larry Tremblay: a novel which explores resilience, human relations and survival even in the face of the horror of war and ethnic and religious conflict. UNICEF […]

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Fiction

Review The Photographer, Meike Ziervogel

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Interview

Interview Polly Pattullo, Papillote Press

Papillote Press is based in Dominica and publishes fiction and non-fiction, including children’s books, reflecting the island’s rich culture and literary heritage. Are (were) your parents great readers? Tell us a bit about yourself. We […]

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BB Archive Beauty Victims at Le Palace, 3:AM Magazine 2005

An early article, Beauty Victims at Le Palace, by Georgia de Chamberet especially written for 3:AM Magazine first published in 2005. During a recent trip to Paris, I mentioned to various French publishers that in the UK, […]

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Spotlight on Publishing

Spotlight What do book editors want?

“What do book editors want?” was one of the headline discussion panels held six days ago at the French Institute in London as part of this year’s Britain and Creative Europe Programme. Britain is part […]

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Translator Interviews

Interview Jamie Bulloch, translator

Jamie Bulloch is an historian, and has worked as a professional translator from German since 2001. His translations include books by Paulus Hochgatterer, Alissa Walser, Timur Vermes, Friedrich Christian Delius and Linda Stift. Jamie won […]